“When a DP has their thing or their look I think they get hired to do just that thing. I would rather be more amorphous and always try something different and try not to make something my thing.”
American cinematographer Sean Price Williams has shot an abundance of significant independent films in recent history, working with some of the most accomplished filmmakers of the 21st century—including Josh and Benny Safdie, Ronald Bronstein, Michael Almereyda, Alex Ross Perry, Robert Greene, and more, not to mention his collaborations with pioneering master Albert Maysles and recent output with seminal filmmaker Abel Ferrara. Shooting on both film and digital and operating across various genres, in both fiction and documentary, Williams has become widely known for his striking use of color and texture, and the framing of his actors and subjects. This series celebrates Williams’ eclectic talent by showcasing the styles and subjects that have made him the preeminent independent cinematographer of the present.